Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. The roundtable discussions during the seminar confirmed that it’s a familiar problem.

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5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

4 Tips To Cut Costs In A Warehouse

Cerasis

Protect Inventory You can’t function as a business without a well-stocked inventory. Cross training and productivity seminars should be offered to current workers to further increase efficiency. Maximizing profits is the main point of running a business.

Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

ToolsGroup

Gartner recommends multiplying the planned unit volume: by price to generate monetized revenue plans, by cost to generate monetized inventory plans, by margin to generate monetized profit plans. 3-9% reduction in transportation costs as a percentage of sales (overhead costs and profitability).

S&OP 101

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

Warehousing effectiveness depends upon the accuracy of the physical inventory in the warehouse with the respect to the inventory indicated in the computer system. This discrepancy between the physical and electronic inventories is dependent on the reliability of the warehouse processes.

Top Ten Tips to Boost Supply Chain Performance to Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’ll also be providing some step by step guides and tools on these at our Free Seminars Series in February and March, but more on that later. Transport Service Selection. Here are my top 10 tips to boost your Supply Chain performance towards Best in Class.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

The duties and responsibilities of a Supply Chain Analyst can include: Assisting with inventory management. Inventory Controller/Manager. Inventory management is critical to business success, and a vital element of effective supply chain operations.

Common Supply Chain Mistakes to Avoid

Logistics Bureau

At our seminars I often share case studies demonstrating the impact of not getting this right. The prices your company is paying for freight transportation. Inventory levels across your business. Are You Suffering Too?

First RELEX Live London Focuses on The Science of Retail

RELEX Solutions

The results, he said, spoke for themselves; “Better availability, less inventory! He cited the example of German supermarket and RELEX customer Bünting which has achieved cuts of 24% in food waste, and 27% in transport costs and CO2 emissions. “As

Why Your Supply Chain Isn’t Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’m actually going to go into each of these 8 Tips in a lot more detail at our next Free Breakfast Seminar. 7 – Freight Transport – Service v Cost. Freight transport is extremely competitive and it’s unlikely that you are being charged an excessive amount.

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Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The rankings are based on a composite score based on the opinions of Gartner’s analysts; a group of peer voters (mostly supply chain practitioners, professionals and experts; in the interests of full disclosure, I myself am part of the peer panel); some metrics, including return on assets, inventory growth and revenue growth; and a corporate social responsibility (CSR) component score. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation.